[Esc] (1) /sɑr'tɔ:rɪəl/ a. relating to a tailor, tailoring, or tailored clothing He was as famous for the [___] splendor of his attire as he was for his acting.
[Esc] (2) /skɜrdʒ/ n. Syn. lash; whip whip used to inflict punishment; severe punishment They feared the plague and regarded it as a deadly [___].
[Esc] (3) /sɒpə'rɪfɪk/ a. sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness Professor Pringle's lectures were so [___] that even he fell asleep in class.
[Esc] (4) /spɜrn/ v. Syn. reject; scorn reject disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn The heroine had to [___] the villain's advances.
[Esc] (5) /'stoʊɪk/ a. Syn. impassive indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain I wasn't particularly [___] when I had my flu shot; I squealed like a stuck pig.
[Esc] (6) /'strɪndʒənt/ a. Syn. binding; rigid demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; binding; rigid I think these regulations are too [___].
[Esc] (7) /tɔ:nt/ v. reproach in a mocking, insulting, or contemptuous manner; make fun of , often in an aggressive manner Perhaps later tonight I will dream up something else to [___] you.
[Esc] (8) /'tɛmpər(ə)l/ a. Syn. secular not lasting forever; limited by time; secular or civil; of material world; worldly By passing both laws in [___] proximity to one another, Arizona has revealed itself to have great anxiety not merely about illegal immigration in this nation, but about diversity itself.
[Esc] (9) /'tɛmpəraɪz/ v. act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision I cannot permit you to [___] any longer; I must have a definite answer today.
[Esc] (10) /'tɛnjʊəs/ a. Syn. thin; rare; slim long and thin; slender; having little substance The allegiance of our allies is held by rather [___] ties; we all should see it's in dangerous.